Timber in Construction 2021-04-12T07:41:45+00:00
  • JJ du Plessis, business manager at Lonza Wood Protection South Africa. Photo by Lonza

Why ISO Certification matters

By | June 23rd, 2021|News, Timber in Construction|

ISO certification sets the worldwide benchmark for the highest level of standardisation and is therefore one of the most important metrics to consider when choosing a timber treatment product. […]

Higher wages hamper growth

By | June 8th, 2021|Wood for thought|

The National Minimum Wage for farm workers (including forestry workers) that took effect on 01 March 2021, will reverberate throughout the timber sector, including the entire supply chain and the construction industry. The new minimum [...]

  • Wow, can wood make that? Photo by SnappyCoat

Wow, can wood make that?

By | June 8th, 2021|Academia|

For millennia, trees have provided mankind with fuel, food, fibre and medicine from their fruit, flowers, roots, wood, leaves and branches. In fact, many things we use daily are connected to wood. Printer paper, chewing [...]

  • The Joensuu Lighthouse timber building in Joensuu, Finland. Photo by Commons Wikimedia

Student housing project inspires new heights

By | June 8th, 2021|Design|

By Dovetail Communications First published in Wood Design & Building, 2020 Joensuu is a small but growing city – where more than 10% of the population attends either the University of Eastern Finland or the [...]

  • Wow, can wood make that? Photo by SnappyCoat

Timber ticks the boxes

By | June 8th, 2021|Benefits of timber|

It is estimated that two billion square metres of new building stock will be required every year between 2019 and 2025 alone to keep up with urban development and population growth. This is according to [...]

  • Roy's garden shed began as a project to build a personal 140m² carpentry workshop and parking garage for four vehicles. Photo by Roy Trembath

Roy’s Garden Shed

By | May 12th, 2021|Design|

In the June issue of Timber IQ Roy Trembath tells us about his timber project in Wilderness Heights near George on the Garden Route in the Western Cape. […]